After another unusually warm week, Blind Hog and Acorn were not only able to work the goats and get them vaccinated, but also tap in 25 sap spiles into the black walnut trees, plus a sycamore. Acorn collected 19 gallons before the sap flow stopped- due to warm weather, but after the next 10Continue reading “Season 3, Episode #3~ Snowy Saturday and Black Walnut Sugaring”
Acorn has been dusting off her caprine midwifery skills, Blind Hog has been Master Electrician. As of now, 21 kids on the ground! Episode 11 airs Sunday morning, 3/14! Pi Day! Bottle kids are cute, but not desired. They wrap around your ankles worse than cats. A set of 3 lb twins born- will seeContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #11~ Kids-a-Poppin!”
Big winds Saturday blew down the sunflowers- most 10-12′ tall! Acorn looked them over, might be able to dry on out if hung in the workshop. Blind Hog and Acorn sorted through old boxes of books and found some unwanted lurkers- lots of Fun Facts about these critters- probably more than you want to know!Continue reading “Episode #15~ Old Things and New Skills”
The 21 day-long drought is about to break, Saraha dust and all. Acorn tells about the goats and the particulars of “working the kids.” Find out how kids are managed and what happens when livestock misbehave. Acorn will also talk about exotic delights- like elderflower cordial and syrup, and the joy of growing pineapples.